Florida’s Residents Suffer at the Hands of Negligent Commercial Truckers

The severity of a recent Colorado commercial truck accident, which included 28 vehicles and killed four, has prompted widespread concern about the growing number of deadly commercial vehicle crashes. Today, a noteworthy rise in the number of accidents involving commercial vehicles is occurring both nationally and within the state of Florida. In 2018, there were [...]

Ford Issues Technical Service Bulletin to Address F-150 Dash Warping

Owners of 2015-2019 Ford F-150s across the nation have been vocal for years about the increasing number of vehicles with dashboard warping and splitting. In many cases, this dashboard defect became evident within a month of purchasing the vehicles. Warping has numerous possible causes, including insufficient thickness of the plastic parts, inferior quality of the [...]

Florida’s Distracted Drivers Cause Irreversible Tragedies

Despite it being common knowledge that being distracted behind the wheel is dangerous, drivers across the nation continue to make the reckless decision to do so. In Florida, which has amongst the largest number of traffic fatalities in the country, distracted driving leads to hundreds of fatalities each year. According to the Florida Department of [...]

When is a Boating Accident Considered Negligence?

Whether sailing, fishing on a motorboat, or taking a ride on a speedboat, boating in Florida’s waters appeals to locals and tourists year-round. Unfortunately, boating comes with a variety of risks that can lead to dangerous situations like crashes, injuries, or drowning. In fact, Florida consistently has the highest number of recreational boating accidents and [...]

Hurt By a Doctor? Common Medical Malpractice Claims and What You Can Do

Broadly defined, medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional’s negligence causes unnecessary harm to a patient. The medical complications that result from malpractice can range in severity from minor injuries to death. There are also a variety of situations that qualify as medical malpractice, including: Misdiagnosis, Delayed Diagnosis, or Failure to Treat Diagnosing a patient [...]

Motorcycle & Truck Accidents Kill Hundreds in Florida Every Year

Florida roads are among the most deadly in the nation, with hundreds of motorcycle and truck accident fatalities and thousands more injuries occurring each year. In 2016, 586 people died from motorcycle accidents in Florida, which was the highest number of motorcycle fatalities of any state. In comparison, California, which has nearly double the population [...]

Preventable Head Injuries Sustained at Birth Cause Lifelong Complications

Each year in the United States, approximately 28,000 infants suffer from a birth injury.  While even an ideal delivery is risky and physically taxing for newborns, a number of complications can lead to severe birth injuries. Head or brain injuries are among the most dangerous birth injuries: depending on the severity, newborns can face health [...]

AAdvantage Frequent Flier Awards Members Misled About Benefits

In March 2016, American Airlines decreased the number of frequent flier points earned by loyalty members by implementing a new system that offers points based on airfare costs instead of distance traveled. Their award chart prices, on the other hand, increased, forcing loyalty members to earn more points to be eligible for free flights. For [...]

Florida Ranks as Deadliest State in the Country for Pedestrians

According to a report recently released by Smart Growth America, Florida pedestrians have the highest risk of being killed compared to pedestrians in any other state. In fact, nine of the 20 deadliest cities for pedestrians in the United States are in Florida, with Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford ranking first and Miami-Fort-Lauderdale-West Palm Beach ranking fourteenth. The authors [...]